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Berthoud Fire Calls: June 2013

Berthoud Fire Calls: June 2013

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for June 2013 Saturday, June 1 BFPD responded to a reported grass fire on Meadowlark Dr. This was a controlled ditch burn but due to the wind the fire was getting out of control. The fire crew assisted with extinguishing the fire. BFPD responded to a diesel fuel leak on East Indiana Ave. The crew stopped the leak in the truck and contacted the owner. BFPD responded to a power line down on Lake Ave. A broken branch was resting on the ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: May 2013

Berthoud Fire Calls: May 2013

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for May 2013 Wednesday, May 1 BFPD and Loveland Fire responded to a structure fire on Caballero Street. When the crew arrived they found a detached garage fully involved in flames. The fire was extinguished and the investigation completed. BFPD responded with TVEMS to a medical call on Longview Ave. The patient was transported. Friday, May 3 BFPD responded to a two-vehicle accident on Mountain Ave. Two occupants were injured and ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: April 2013

Berthoud Fire Calls: April 2013

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for April 2013 Monday, April 1 BFPD responded to a medical call for a fall victim on Longview Ave. The crew assisted TVEMS with patient care. BFPD responded to a medical call to I-25. The call was cancelled while the crew was en route. BFPD was called to Franklin Ave for a medical emergency; the crew assisted TVEMS with patient care. BFPD responded to Massachusetts Ave. at the request of law enforcement for a possible ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: March 2013

Berthoud Fire Calls: March 2013

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for March 2013 Friday, March 1 BFPD responded to a report of carbon monoxide in a resident on Meining Road. The crew did not find any levels of carbon monoxide in the home. Larimer County Sheriff Officer also responded due to the frequency of calls. Saturday, March 2 BFPD responded to a medical call for a possible broken hip on Megan Circle. The crew assisted TVEMS with transporting the patient. Sunday, March 3 BFPD responded to a ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls Jan-Feb 2013

Berthoud Fire Calls Jan-Feb 2013

      Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for 2013 January Tuesday, January 1 BFPD responded to a carbon monoxide (CO) alarm activation on Sixth Street. The fire crew found elevated levels of carbon monoxide in the residence and found the leak coming from the heater vent. The resident was advised to evacuate the apartment until the leak was repaired. BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Huppe Lane. BFPD responded to a grass fire near structures ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: December 2012/January 2013

Berthoud Fire Calls: December 2012/January 2013

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for December 2012   Saturday, December 1 BFPD responded to Fourth Street for a patient who had fallen and needed lift assistance. BFPD assisted TVEMS with a medical call on Fourth Street. The patient was transported. BFPD responded to a reported smoke odor in the 5300 block of Glen Drive. The crew searched the area and determined the odor was coming from the Fern Lake Fire in Rocky Mountain National Park. BFPD responded to Berthoud ... Full Story

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

Holiday Fire Safety Tips

HOLIDAY FIRE SAFETY TIPS… Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition but unfortunately these decorations may increase your chances of fire.  Based on information from the National Fire Protection Association and the U.S. Fire Administration an estimated 240 home fires involving Christmas trees and another 150 home fires involving holiday lights occur each year.  Together these fires resulted in 21 deaths and $25.2 million in property damage.  Following are a few safety ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: November 2012

Berthoud Fire Calls: November 2012

  Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for November 2012   Monday, November 5 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on Interstate 25 at Mile marker 252. A single vehicle had hit the guardrail. There were no injuries reported. BFPD responded to a reported dumpster fire near a structure on Fifth Street. The fire crew found what appeared to be smoke coming from a vent in a church building. The building was investigated and the source was steam coming from a ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: September 2012

Berthoud Fire Calls: September 2012

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for September 2012 Sunday, September 2 BFPD responded to a motor vehicle accident on County Road 13 and 42nd St. SW. This was a two-vehicle accident with heavy damage to one of the vehicles, minor damage to the other. There were no reported injuries. BFPD responded to a commercial structure fire in a laundry mat with a possible dryer on fire inside the building. The crew found two large dryers that had over heated and overloaded the ... Full Story

Berthoud Fire Calls: August 2012

Berthoud Fire Calls: August 2012

Berthoud Fire Protection District Incident activity for August 2012     Wednesday, August 1 BFPD responded to a reported grass fire on Interstate 25 at mile marker 249. Three to five spot fires were found on the shoulder of northbound I-25. The fires were extinguished. BFPD responded to a medical call on Goose Hollow Lane. The crew assisted TVEMS with transporting the patient. Thursday, August 2 BFPD responded to a reported vehicle fire on Interstate 25 at mile marker ... Full Story

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